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Victorian Indian Identities - A Two-day Symposium at IIT Madras

updated: 
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 11:23am
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 10, 2018

The Two-day Symposium on 'Victorian Indian Identities' to be hosted in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (Chennai, India) on 6 and 7 June 2018, India, seeks fifteen-minute papers to reengage with the notions of identities that are assumed in relation to the idea of the Indian or “native” within the literatures in English produced within India and Great Britain during Queen Victoria’s reign, both prior to and after her assumption of the role of the Empress of India in 1858.

Graduate Student conference in Comparative Literature, Crossroads VI: Conflicts, Contrasts, and Contradictions

updated: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 3:23pm
UMass Amhesrt
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Crossroads VI: Conflicts, Contrasts, and Contradictions
September 28-30, 2018
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Call for Papers

Conflict: a “competitive or opposing action of incompatibles,” also “the opposition of persons or forces that gives rise to the dramatic action in … fiction” (Merriam Webster);

Contrast: a “juxtaposition of dissimilar elements,” (Merriam Webster) also, in the medical context, a solution of iodine, barium-sulphate or gadolinium, rendering visible that which is otherwise transparent: thus, bringing things to light through negativity;

Queer Literature, Film, and Theory (PAMLA)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:10am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Queer Literature, Film, and Theory  

Refusing to define the boundaries of queer theory, Lauren Berlant and Michael Warner argued in 1995 that it “cannot be assimilated to a single discourse, let alone a propositional program.” In the years since, queer theory has, if anything, become more varied in its methods, its approaches, and its objects. What has persisted is a resistance to assimilation, and a refusal to be pinned down, delimited, or reduced to an abstraction.

Auscultations | Occultations, Listening to the Occult

updated: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:13am
Tuning Speculation VI
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Due June 1, 2018

Tuning Speculation VI: Auscultations | Occultations, Listening to the Occult

http://www.theocculture.net/ts6-auscultations-occultations-listening-to-...

Keynote Speakers: Jayna Brown (Pratt) and Joyelle McSweeney (Notre Dame) 

November 2 - 4 2018 at The Back Door, 207 S. College Ave, Bloomington IN 47404

16th Annual Norman Mailer Society Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 4:05pm
Norman Mailer Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Call for Papers: 16thAnnual Norman Mailer Society Conference

Marriott Hotel, Macon GA

October 25-27, 2018

Queer Futurity (MSA Columbus)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 9:45am
Victoria Chandler
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 20, 2018

Queer Futurity (MSA Columbus)

CFP, 2018 Modernist Studies Association conference (“Graphic Modernisms”)

Panel proposal for MSA Columbus, November 8-11 2018

 

Southeast Asian Media Studies (journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 9:42am
Southeast Asian Media Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Southeast Asian Media Studies
October 2018, Vol. 1, No. 1
December 2018, Vol. 1, No. 2

SPECIAL FOCUS
Explorations in Southeast Asian Media Studies: Theories, Trajectories, and Futures

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